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What does Averil mean?

Averil Pronunciation of Averil [aver-il] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Averil) is pronounced AY-vril. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Averil is "boar battle". From the source phrase eofor hild with connotations of a ferocious fighter. Everild was a seventh-century saint. See also Avril.

Associated with: old english, battle, saint.


Averil has 8 variants: Avaril, Averhilda, Averilda, Averill, Averilla, Everhilda, Everil and Everilda.

Affiliated girl name: April.

5 more relations via Avril: Averel, Averell, Averyl, Avriel and Avrill.

1 masculine form: Eberhard.

Creative forms:
(female) Averal, Averle, ..

(male) Averal, Averas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Averil Ashlee (A.A.), ..

How popular is Averil?

Averil is a rare given name for women. Averil is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Averil entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #1924 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Averil name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Averil outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. April (#403 the previous year) and Avril (#1643) are the popular related forms of Averil. Other variants, like Avrill, are seldom used. These relations of Averil reached the peak of their popularity 45 years ago (adoption of 0.6%) and have become much less popular since, with the form April becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Averil, April, Avril in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Averil and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Averil is pronounced similarly to Averyll and Averylle. Other recommended names are Abagil, Abegail, Abgail, Abigil, Abril, Adel, Adelie, Adell, Adrie, Aegeria, Aeran, Aerica, Aeriel, Aeriela, Aeriell, Aerin, Aeverie, Aimil, Aipril, Airin, Alecia, Alegria, Aleki, Aletia, Alexia, Alfri (see Alfreda), Allerie, Almeria, Almerin (see Almarine), Alverta, Amari, Amaris, Amecia, Amelie, America, Andrel, Andria, Aphria, Aprill, Apryl, Ariel, Arria, Astri, Astria, Astrid, Aubri, Aubrie, Audri, Audria, Audrie, Audris, Aural, Avania, Ave, Avelina, Aveline, Avelyn, Averi, Averie, Avery, Aveza, Avigail, Avis, Avital, Avivi, Avrie, Beril, Cecil, Charil, Kerril, Sharil, Sheril and Sherril. These names tend to be more commonly used than Averil.

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